Economic Bakhtar News Agency is the official state news agency of the Afghan government, based in Kabul. The agency is a major source of news for all media in Afghanistan, gathering domestic and international news and providing information to outlets. http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:13:05 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27177-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27177-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                            66/72 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                              82/50 afgs                         
One Euro                                              71/10 afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                         18/19 afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          612afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees               105 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees             16/89 afgs                       
 

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Economic Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:32:20 +0000
The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27152-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27152-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                            66/72 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                              82/50 afgs                         
One Euro                                              71/10 afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                         18/19 afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          612afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees               1025 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees             16/89 afgs   
 

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Economic Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:00:02 +0000
Contract On Construction Of Dare Souf-Yakawlang Road Signed http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27150-contract-on-construction-of-dare-souf-yakawlang-road-signed.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27150-contract-on-construction-of-dare-souf-yakawlang-road-signed.html Contract On Construction Of Dare Souf-Yakawlang Road Signed

Saturday January 21, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Last week, a Chinese construction firm signed a contract to construct a key road in central Afghanistan. Minister of Public Works, Mr. Baligh and Vice-Chairman of China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) Lu Shan signed the $204.9mln contract during a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace which was also attended by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and some other government officials. In the ceremony, Minister Baligh said, ‘launching of Dare Souf and Yakawlang road project by the Chinese firm will be undoubtedly effective in Afghanistan’s economic growth and it is a significant step for connecting of provinces.’ The road which goes through more than 37 villages will connect Dare Souf district in northern Samangan province to Yakawlang district of the neighboring central Bamyan province, he further said.
The 178-kilometer road project was the second part of a National North-South Corridor and the first phase of the corridor which connects northern Mazar-e-Sharif city to Yakawlang has already been completed, and the ministry is currently in the process of planning and surveying of the third phase of the corridor, a 550-Km road, which connects Bamyan to southern Kandahar province, Minister Baligh added.
The project will definitely improve the connectivity in the country and the region at large, he said, adding that the project would further bring facilities for local farmers and it will also help the government to exploit a coal mine which is locating along the project. The project comprises of building of a seven-meter road, eight big bridges as well as construction of 194 small bridges, according to Baligh. A number of experts told that the people are faced with many problems in the winter due to lack of proper roads and streets. Calling construction of highways and roads important in daily life of people, a Kabul University lecturer, Abdul Ahad Moed said that people would face many problems if they didn’t enjoy proper roads. At the same time, the people hope that by launching big road-construction projects, the ground is paved for job opportunities to hundreds of people.
Shukria Kohistani
 

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Economic Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:55:54 +0000
196 Development Projects Executed In Parwan http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27126-196-development-projects-executed-in-parwan.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27126-196-development-projects-executed-in-parwan.html 196 Development Projects Executed In Parwan

Wednesday January 18, 2017

Charikar City (BNA) At a cost of AFN 92,523,000 funded by the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) 100 infrastructure projects were completed in central Parwan province.
According to information of relation and publication department of MRRD to BNA, these development projects include the construction of roads, culverts, water canals, agricultural water supplies, protection walls and extension of water supplies networks that completed in Siagard district of the province.
During the works of these projects job opportunities have been provided to numerous skilled and unskilled workers for short time.
For large number of families in various communities have gained access to basic human needs upon completion of these projects.
Since its inception in Parwan province, the NSP has able to cover 362 villages and implemented the construction work of 296 development projects in different sectors throughout the province.
 

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Economic Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:45:47 +0000
Implementation of Development Projects Provide Facilities To Formers http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27123-implementation-of-development-projects-provide-facilities-to-formers.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27123-implementation-of-development-projects-provide-facilities-to-formers.html Implementation of Development Projects Provide Facilities To Formers

Wednesday January 18, 2017

Pul-e-Khumri City (BNA) With implementation of irrigation and agricultural projects, problems of farmers will be settled regarding lack of agricultural water in northern Baghlan province.
Eng. Mohammad Asif Rahimi acting head of basin department in Baghlan told BNA correspondent, 36 infrastructural projects at a sum of Afg 300, 000, 000 to be executed in Khost Farank and Doshi districts of the province.
These projects encompass the construction of water intakes, water dams, retaining walls, cleaning canals and administrative building of the department, Rahimi added.
It is mentionable that with completion of the mentioned projects problems of 80 precinct of farmers will be tacked throughout the province.
Baghlan province has 86,000 hector agricultural lands that irrigating by 170 water canals.
 

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Economic Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:40:02 +0000
The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27121-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27121-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                            66/80 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                              80/20 afgs                         
One Euro                                              70/50 afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                         18/20 afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          613afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees               1020 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees             16/10 afgs                       
 

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Economic Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:32:55 +0000
The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27109-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27109-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                               66/81 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                                 81/30 afgs                         
One Euro                                                 70/75 afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                            18/15 afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees              616 afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees                  1020 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                 16/79 afgs                       
 

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Economic Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:48:36 +0000
NPC Approves 13 Contracts Worth 13.5 bln Afs http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27092-npc-approves-13-contracts-worth-135-bln-afs.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27092-npc-approves-13-contracts-worth-135-bln-afs.html NPC Approves 13 Contracts Worth 13.5 bln Afs

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Presided over by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the session of national procurement commission was held Sunday evening and 13 contracts worth 13.5 billion Afs were approved.
Five lines for transmission of electricity from Ghazni to Kandahar, construction of the second water supply phase of Aibak, digging, reconstruction and equipment of two wells in Yatimtaq area of Sheberghan, procurement of 550,000 literss (diseal and petrol oil) for ministry of education, five contracts of foodstuffs for MoD and four contracts of foodstuffs for MoI were approved by the commission. Meanwhile, the commission also approved proposal of the water and energy ministry in connection with cancelation of micro-hydel project’s contract for Samkani district of Paktia and cancelation of another contract suggested by Da Afghanistan Brishna Sherkat (DABS) for providing spare parts to Naghlo dam. National procurement commission had asked the ministry of finance and DABS to pay attention related to funding financially the renovation of Naghlo dam.
 

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Economic Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:08:29 +0000
The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27081-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27081-the-exchange-rate-of-afghan-currency-against-foreign-currencies.html The Exchange Rate of Afghan Currency Against Foreign Currencies

Monday, January 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                            66/80 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                              80/50 afgs                         
One Euro                                              70/60 afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                         18/15 afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          615afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees               1020 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees             16/80 afgs                       
 

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Economic Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:37:57 +0000
105 Km Road Reconstructed In Northern Takhar http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27080-105-km-road-reconstructed-in-northern-takhar.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/business/item/27080-105-km-road-reconstructed-in-northern-takhar.html 105 Km Road Reconstructed In Northern Takhar

Monday January 16, 2017

Taliqan City (BNA) The reconstruction work of 105 km Mawari Kokcha road has been completed in northern Takhar province.
Sunatullah Timori spokesman of Takhar governor told BNA, the reconstruction of the road has started one month ago and it is supposed that asphalting some parts of the road will be begun as climate changed.
It is mentionable that residents of Mawari Kokcha praised performances and achievements of Takhar governor.
 

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Economic Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:34:29 +0000